Laptop bag reviews – SwissGear Pegasus 17″ Backpack
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SwissGear Pegasus 17″ Backpack
The SwissGear Pegasus laptop bag is a rugged, bulky, piece of kit. If it hadn’t been labelled as laptop bag, it would not be out of place in a camping/hiking shop. I would not describe the Pegasus as stylish, but certainly practical. However, for me the bag has too much bulk for use in a business environment and I would not use it if trying to keep a smart appearance.
The label states a capacity of 23 litres, and I won’t argue with that. With 3 defined deep storage areas, and a further 3 smaller pockets, the bag has an abundance of zips and sections for holding the laptop and more. I happily fitted an A4 ring binder, magazines, chargers, as well as the laptop and change of clothes during use on an overnight stay.
The bag is of good quality. It has a ergonomic handle, shock absorbing shoulder straps, air flow back padding, and stabilisation platforms. It comes from the maker of the genuine Swiss Army Knife, and it feels it; a robust bag, sturdy to the extreme.
Does your laptop feel secure? *****
Yes. The bag is well padded and delicate contents will not come to any harm in this Pegasus.
Easy to carry ****
With adjustable shoulder straps and reinforced handle, this bag is secure to hold. The bag though feels heavy even when empty.
£59.99 – The bag is good value for the capacity, sturdiness and protection is offers. As a laptop bag I wouldn’t buy the Pegasus myself as it is cumbersome, and more than is required. However, for other uses I’m sure it would be a good purchase.
Overall score 4.3 ****
An overnight business stay, or abandon the laptop and take it on a 20 mile hike across the Mendips.
Thank you to SwissGear for supplying us with a SwissGear Pegasus backpack for our laptop bag reviews.
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